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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Lanzhou to build second water supply after benzene scare

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:55am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Hospital to handle any benzene poisoning cases met 300 residents but no cases have been found. According to national standards, comprehensive quality tests for tap water are required to be conducted every six months, while daily tests do not include checks for benzene.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483703/lanzhou-build-second-water-supply-after-benzene-scare
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chemical plants probe as piles of dead pigs and dogs found in Henan

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 07:24pm by Associated Press and staff reporter

    ... yesterday. The city's propaganda office said the deaths were being investigated, but that they suspected they had to do with nearby chemical factories. The factories have been ordered to suspend production and help police with a criminal investigation into the incident, according to a Henan provincial news website. No poisonous gases have been found in tests on the air around the village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216818/hundreds-pigs-and-dogs-found-dead-henan
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic plant shut down, but Hunan village residents still dying

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... the soil is toxic and the rain is poison, they say. Severe illnesses- hydrohepatosis, phthisis and the different types of cancer- no longer sound strange to us. We don't know who will be the next to add on the list of the sick or dead Luo Jinzhi, resident of Shuangqiao village "Do people elsewhere in the world really understand our suffering?" said Luo Jinzhi, 51, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1294045/toxic-plant-shut-down-hunan-village-residents-still-dying
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China recycling clean-up jolts global industry

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 04:03pm by AP

    ... Fence, it has increased our cost of doing business,” said Mike Biddle, founder of MBA Polymers, a plastics recycler with facilities in California, Europe and southern China. “It takes longer ... newspapers and shredded automobiles and appliances are imported every year from the United States, Europe and Japan. But environmentalists have long complained the industry is poisoning China’s air, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1323546/china-recycling-clean-jolts-global-industry
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to lift ban on disposable styrofoam lunch boxes

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 11:51am by Ernest Kao

    ... by better recycling management and technology. I didn’t even realise there was a ban...restaurants in Guangzhou are still using foam lunch boxes and have been doing so for years Microblogger ... a “fatal flaw”. It said food stored in polystyrene containers could be poisoned when heated in a microwave oven. Chinese netizens expressed mixed reactions to the announcement. One user on Sina ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1190498/china-lift-ban-disposable-styrofoam-lunch-boxes
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Activists raise alarm over toxins at Lung Mei site for artificial beach

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND LO WEI

    ... deformities. The chemical and other substances that would lead to a harmful red tide and a bloom of poisonous jellyfish could also not be easily cleared by the government's attempts to improve ... Harbour was the poisonous lion's mane, with tentacles as long as five metres. A government report found that among 823 cases of red tide in 2010, 39 per cent occurred in Tolo Harbour. Ching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074425/activists-raise-alarm-over-toxins-lung-mei-site-artificial-beach

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